The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 22 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 92 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.78% 3.26% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 3.42% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 26
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £47.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +52.00%
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1299 1373 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.80% 95.15% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 716 744
Median daily rate £388 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 96 (46.60%) Finance
2 71 (34.47%) Data Centre
3 48 (23.30%) Migration
4 42 (20.39%) Unix
5 32 (15.53%) Banking
6 30 (14.56%) Law
7 29 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (14.08%) Oracle
8 26 (12.62%) SQL
8 26 (12.62%) Active Directory
8 26 (12.62%) CA
9 24 (11.65%) Solaris
10 23 (11.17%) Veritas
11 22 (10.68%) Clustering
11 22 (10.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.22%) RACF
13 19 (9.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 18 (8.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 18 (8.74%) Veritas File System
14 18 (8.74%) Cisco
14 18 (8.74%) Linux
14 18 (8.74%) Java
15 17 (8.25%) Windows
16 16 (7.77%) ServiceNow
16 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
17 15 (7.28%) CA Single Sign-On
17 15 (7.28%) ITIL
17 15 (7.28%) Identity Access Management
18 14 (6.80%) Oracle Database

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.37%) SAS
1 9 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.40%) Apache
3 7 (3.40%) JBoss
4 6 (2.91%) IIS
5 4 (1.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.46%) CMS
6 3 (1.46%) Confluence
6 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.97%) Drupal
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.97%) nginx
7 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.49%) Exstream
2 1 (0.49%) Radian6
2 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) Taleo
4 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) Firewall
2 8 (3.88%) LAN
2 8 (3.88%) Network Security
2 8 (3.88%) WAN
2 8 (3.88%) Wireless
3 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.91%) BGP
4 6 (2.91%) EIGRP
4 6 (2.91%) MPLS
4 6 (2.91%) OSPF
4 6 (2.91%) SAN
4 6 (2.91%) VLAN
5 5 (2.43%) ATM
5 5 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.94%) DHCP
6 4 (1.94%) DNS
6 4 (1.94%) ISDN
6 4 (1.94%) PPP
6 4 (1.94%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.34%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.37%) Big Data
4 8 (3.88%) PowerCenter
5 7 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.91%) Informix
6 6 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.91%) Spatial Data
7 5 (2.43%) MySQL
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.46%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.97%) GIS
9 2 (0.97%) MS Access
9 2 (0.97%) SQLite
10 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) ERwin
2 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.46%) JIRA
3 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.97%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.49%) JMeter
4 1 (0.49%) JUnit
4 1 (0.49%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (46.60%) Finance
2 32 (15.53%) Banking
3 30 (14.56%) Law
4 11 (5.34%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.94%) Legal
5 4 (1.94%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Billing
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.83%) Web Services
2 9 (4.37%) Middleware
3 8 (3.88%) CSS
3 8 (3.88%) HTML
4 7 (3.40%) PostGIS
5 4 (1.94%) .NET
5 4 (1.94%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.94%) Java EE
5 4 (1.94%) JSON
5 4 (1.94%) REST
5 4 (1.94%) Spring
5 4 (1.94%) Struts
6 3 (1.46%) CSS3
6 3 (1.46%) HTML5
7 2 (0.97%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.97%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.97%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.97%) Node.js
7 2 (0.97%) React
7 2 (0.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 71 (34.47%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.68%) Clustering
3 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.88%) Hedge funds
3 8 (3.88%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.88%) PKI
4 7 (3.40%) User Experience
5 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.94%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.94%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.46%) CMDB
7 3 (1.46%) LPAR
8 2 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.97%) DataPower
8 2 (0.97%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.97%) Informatics
8 2 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.39%) Unix
2 24 (11.65%) Solaris
3 18 (8.74%) Linux
4 17 (8.25%) Windows
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.37%) AIX
7 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.91%) zOS
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.49%) SUSE
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) Migration
2 29 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (7.28%) Identity Access Management
4 15 (7.28%) ITIL
5 13 (6.31%) Change Management
6 12 (5.83%) ETL
7 11 (5.34%) Data Migration
7 11 (5.34%) Data Modelling
7 11 (5.34%) SIEM
8 10 (4.85%) DevOps
9 9 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.37%) Information Security
10 8 (3.88%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.88%) ETL Development
10 8 (3.88%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (3.88%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (3.40%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.40%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.62%) SQL
2 18 (8.74%) Java
3 10 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.40%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.40%) VBScript
5 4 (1.94%) C#
6 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.97%) Perl
7 2 (0.97%) PHP
7 2 (0.97%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (5.83%) CCNP
1 12 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.85%) CCNA
3 8 (3.88%) CCIE
4 7 (3.40%) Degree
5 5 (2.43%) CISM
5 5 (2.43%) CISSP
6 3 (1.46%) CCSA
6 3 (1.46%) CCSE
7 2 (0.97%) CISA
7 2 (0.97%) ISEB
7 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.97%) MCP
7 2 (0.97%) MCSE
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.88%) Data Quality
4 7 (3.40%) QA
5 5 (2.43%) COBIT
5 5 (2.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.46%) WCAG
8 2 (0.97%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.22%) RACF
2 19 (9.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (8.74%) Veritas File System
3 18 (8.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.94%) ACF2
6 3 (1.46%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.97%) Docker
7 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.97%) Xen
7 2 (0.97%) XenApp
7 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.49%) Squid
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (7.28%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.91%) SCCM
3 4 (1.94%) zSecure
4 3 (1.46%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.46%) QRadar
5 2 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.97%) Puppet
5 2 (0.97%) SCOM
5 2 (0.97%) TADDM
5 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.49%) Legato
6 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (14.08%) Oracle
2 26 (12.62%) CA
3 23 (11.17%) Veritas
4 18 (8.74%) Cisco
5 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.77%) ServiceNow
6 12 (5.83%) Teradata
7 11 (5.34%) Informatica
8 10 (4.85%) Splunk
9 9 (4.37%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.88%) IBM
11 7 (3.40%) Symantec
11 7 (3.40%) VMware
12 6 (2.91%) Intel Security
13 5 (2.43%) EMC
14 4 (1.94%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (1.94%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.94%) HP
14 4 (1.94%) webMethods
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